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 Jadhwat al-muqtabis fī ta’rīkh ʿulamā’ al-Andalus
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Jadhwat al-muqtabis

A firebrand for the seeker of illumination about the history of the scholars of al-Andalus, A firebrand for the seeker of illumination


Date: After 1056-57

Original Language: Arabic


Jadhwat al-muqtabis is a biographical dictionary of rulers, scholars and poets of al-Andalus. It includes an historical introduction to al-Andalus from the Muslim conquest up to 1145-46.

According to the accounts of its composition, al-Ḥumaydī…

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El Hour, Rachid, “ Jadhwat al-muqtabis fī ta’rīkh ʿulamā’ al-Andalus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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